WORKSHOP: Watercolor Basics

May 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Harlin Museum; Lower Level, Classroom Space
405 Worcester
West Plains
MO 65775
Gladys Morris

Learn the art of watercolor! 

This workshop’s emphasis will be on the basics of painting with watercolors, including special techniques, watercolor washes, and painting with detail. This class is a must for the beginner. You will learn a lot of tricks that will keep you from becoming frustrated with a challenging medium that sometimes has a will of its own. This will be a fun workshop! The first day will lay the foundation of skills that students will need for the second day of instruction.

VENUE:  Harlin Museum; Lower Level, Classroom Space.

LUNCH/REFRESHMENTS: Drinking water will be provided. Students may bring lunch, snacks, or other beverages as they please.

INSTRUCTOR:  Gladys Morris

WORKSHOP HOURS: Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 pm, each day


Watercolor painting; the instructor will demonstrate the following:

Introduction to watercolor paint, paper, and brushes

Preparation of tools & other supplies to have on hand

Layout and planning of your watercolor artwork

Masking (Protecting your white)

Basics of painting with watercolors

Watercolor washes and backgrounds

How to control the water in watercolor painting

Painting details with watercolors

Negative painting


Register and pay in advance: $40.00 per person  /  Register & pay the day of workshop:  $50.00 per person

Cash or check only. Mail checks payable to: Harlin Museum, P.O. Box 444, West Plains, MO 65775


All painting materials will be provided; Students are asked to bring their own hair dryers


Gladys Morris, 417-255-0920,


IMPORTANT!: Please register to attend ASAP to ensure spacing & materials.  Registering and paying in advance guarantees your space in the workshop.

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